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Jura 10yr Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Item # 36752 750mL
$54.99/ Single Bottle
$329.94/ Case of 6
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Region
ABV
40.00%
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Tasting Notes

Being the only distillery on this small, remote Scottish island, Jura has always strived to make as well rounded and complete of whisky as possible, relying on themselves to provide all of the great things that Scotch has to offer in each expression. This newly released and revamped ten year is a perfect example of that effort. Distilled on tall stills that make a light, clean and lightly peated spirit, a decade is spent in American white oak barrels before a period of months finishing in oloroso sherry butts. The whisky is soft and buttery on the nose that peels off layers over some time in the glass showing off notes of cured meat, maple syrup, cookie dough, salted caramel, heather, pumpkin seeds, porridge and a hint of oolong tea. An absolutely beautiful whisky.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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